JOB: Connecticut Lottery Corporation -Director of Business Affairs Sports Betting Division

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TITLE: Director of Business Affairs – Sports Betting Division*
SALARY RANGE: $125,000 - $186,000

*The CLC is expected to be legally authorized to operate sports betting in CT after (1) Passage by the
legislature of enabling legislation and signature by the Governor; (2) Amendment of current tribal
compacts and approval by the Bureau of Indian Affairs; and (3) Identification of the controlling
regulatory body and adoption of comprehensive regulations. This position will be filled upon completion
of step 1. 


Located in Rocky Hill, the Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) is a quasi-public agency of the state of
Connecticut. With a team of nearly 140 employees, we partner with over 2,800 retailers to sell our tickets
statewide. With a strong focus on responsible gambling, we have achieved over $1 billion in sales and
returned over $370 million to the state’s general fund last year alone.


POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation
(CLC), develops, directs and oversees the business and legal affairs of the Sports Betting (SB) Division of
the CLC, manages legal compliance and risk, and advances strategic initiatives of the Division; serves as
in-house legal advisor to the SB Division on all legal issues associated with the operation of sports betting
within a quasi-governmental corporation. The SB Division is new to the Corporation, and the chosen
candidate will be in a highly collaborative role with the President and the CLC Board Sports Betting
Committee, especially while preparing for the product launch.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides counsel to the President on all business and legal matters including contract law, sports betting,
e-commerce, compliance, intellectual property, and administrative matters within the SB Division.
Advises the President on the formulation and business and legal implications of policies, procedures and
regulations affecting sports betting. Interprets pertinent laws and ensures compliance with all legal
standards, including the use of outside counsel as approved by the President.
Assists in the development and review of internal policies and processes to ensure compliance with
federal and state statutes and regulations, and contracts; identifies and analyzes legal issues; presents clear
recommendations for addressing business and legal matters. Advises the President, and Board members
when requested, of legal and business risks regarding agreements, licensing and operations. Participates
in implementing business strategies, internal policies, and external communications to ensure compliance
and minimize legal exposure.


Works closely with SB Division management and staff, and provides strong leadership and legal support
for initiatives within the SB Division. Makes recommendations for strategic planning and day-to-day
operations within the SB Division. Ensures that required operating documentation is properly and
accurately prepared, submitted and approved on a timely basis.

Prepares draft and final legal documents including contracts, procurement documents, licensing
documents, CLC Board SB Committee documents, and other correspondences. Researches and prepares
legal opinions on SB Division initiative and activities.


Provides legal guidance on regulatory matters. Participates in the drafting, review, and presentation of
proposed legislation. Assists SB Division in the implementation of newly enacted legislation and
regulation. Assists in the preparation and delivery of testimony before legislative committees as
requested.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Must possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, and license to practice law in Connecticut
along with a minimum of ten years of experience in the private sector as a general counsel, or directly
involved on business affairs or operations of corporate entities. Knowledge of ecommerce, gaming, and
sports betting is desirable.
Knowledge of the practice of law, including but not limited to business and administrative law; ability to
research, analyze, and apply legal principles, facts and precedents to difficult and factual problems; ability
to present statements of fact, law and arguments clearly and logically, orally and in written form. Ability
to analyze legal issues and prepare outlines or matrixes for decision-making, and to prepare strategic
recommendations. Proven high standards of ethical conduct. Ability to operate at a high level of
initiative, effort, attention to detail, and commitment for completing assignments efficiently and
effectively in a dynamic business environment. Must have polished communication and interpersonal
skills.


This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties, functions or accountabilities. An
incumbent in this position may be assigned additional related duties, which are deemed necessary or
desirable to the conduct of the SB Division’s business.
This job description is not a contract of employment, nor is it meant to be part of any contract of
employment either expressed or implied. All management positions with the CLC are “at will”.
Interested candidates must submit a CLC application, available at www.ctlottery.org, along with a
cover letter and resume to:

Connecticut Lottery Corporation, Human Resources
777 Brook Street, Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Fax to (860) 713-2670; or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Only those CLC applications received by Tuesday, May 11, 2021, close of business (5:00 p.m.) will be considered.

Offer of employment is subject to licensing and other applicable policies.

The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer that does not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment. The CLC follows all
applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding non-discriminatory hiring and

employment practices.